What to do if my contractor did not build our addition to code and he wants to fix it but 2 other contractors say it needs to be taken down and started over?

Asked on June 18, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Kentucky


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Given the situation that you have written about, i sugegst that you consult with an attorney experienced in construction law about your situation and follow his or her guidance. The key with getting code approval of your addition is with the building department in your city and county.

For such, a representative from the building department should be consulted and an inspection made of the property. Based upon what is reported, you then get bids to rectify the problem and see what your initial contractor is willing to do.

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